Located convenient to Providence, Newport, Boston, and towns in southeast Massachusetts, Tiverton Harbor has become a regional center for decorative crafts, antiques, and fine art. Many establishments are located within this New England Village's 18th Century buildings. Shopping, dining, and entertainment are all within walking distance of each other, and visitors enjoy strolling in the fresh air and relaxed atmosphere of Tiverton Harbor. Tiverton Four Corners is the center for shopping, strolling, and enjoying the New England ambiance of Tiverton Harbor. The Tiverton Harbor Four Corners Meeting House is a unique rustic setting where weddings, special events, exhibits, meetings, and a variety of uses are popular.
Tiverton Harbor has a humid continental climate with warm humid summers that can get hot and cold winters that can get severely cold. Temperatures in Tiverton Harbor range from an average high of 23°C (73°F) in July and August to an average low of -1.7°C (29°F) in January and February. Rain is heaviest in April, with up to 11.4 centimeters (4.5 inches) in March, and lightest in July (7.6 centimeters or just over three inches). Humidity levels range from around 70% from January through April to about 82% in September and October. Snow comes to Tiverton Harbor from mid-October through late April or early May, peaking in January and February at about 25.4 centimeters (ten inches).
The Chase-Cory House in Tiverton Harbor is located in the Four Corners National Historic District. During the season, the building offers special exhibits. The house was once home to whaling captains and their descendants. The home and grounds still have many of the original features common to a colonial farm. This Tiverton Harbor historic attraction is open May through September from 2pm until 4:30pm.
Fort Barton, an authentic fortification from the American Revolutionary War, is open throughout the year from sunrise to sunset. The fort was the staging area for troops anticipating the invasion of Newport, Aquidneck Island, and the Battle of Rhode Island in 1778. The Fort Barton park has three miles of trails and an observation tower that offers panoramic views of Mount Hope Bay, the Sakonnet River, and the shorelines of Bristol and Portsmouth. There is also a historic cemetery on the Fort Barton site.